The code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network IFCN at Poynter is a series of commitments organizations abide by to promote excellence in fact-checking. The following fact checks come from IFCN fact checkers. (D. Van Zandt)
|Claim by Life News: Says Nancy Pelosi tried “once again” to include abortion funding in the latest coronavirus bill.
Politifact rating: Mostly False
Fact-checking claims that Pelosi tried to add abortion funding in new coronavirus bill
|Claim via Social Media: Did Atlanta deploy “a child militia” that was “fitted with riot shields and batons” during recent protests?
Lead Stories rating: False
Fact Check: Atlanta Did NOT Deploy A ‘Child Militia’ During Protests
|Claim by Joe Biden: “The NAACP has endorsed me every time I’ve run.”
PolitiFact rating: False
|Claim By Trump: “The World Health Organization consistently ignored credible reports of the virus spreading in Wuhan in early December 2019 or even earlier, including reports from the Lancet medical journal. The World Health Organization failed to independently investigate credible reports that conflicted directly with the Chinese government’s official accounts, even those that came from sources within Wuhan itself.”
AP Fact Check rating: False
|Claim by Darren Jackson: “Two-thirds of Americans disapprove of Donald Trump not wearing a face mask in public.”
Politifact rating: True
North Carolina Democrat right: most Americans want Trump to wear a mask
|(International: Hong Kong) Claim: Hong Kong police officer points gun at citizens during pro-democracy protest
AFP Fact Check rating: False
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Claim Codes: Red = Fact Check on a Right Claim, Blue = Fact Check on a Left Claim, Black = Not Political